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NHS Birmingham and Solihull CCG approves new policy for Flash Glucose Monitoring

Dr Richard Mendelsohn, Chief Medical Officer at NHS Birmingham and Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) said: “Following extensive local discussions, the CCG has reviewed its policy regarding the commissioning of Flash Glucose Monitoring (Freestyle Libre) for patients with type 1 diabetes. This means that for those patients who meet the eligibility criteria, Freestyle Libre will be available via specialist clinics.

“A policy supporting commissioning of continuous glucose monitoring, for specific groups of patients with diabetes, will also be published.”

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